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Police officers can be sued for violating citizen’s rights (access required)

Where a man alleged that police officers entered his house without a warrant, slapped his hands while they were behind his back, imprisoned him without reason and conducted an unconstitutional search, his Fourth Amendment claims survive a motion to dismiss. Background Tony McKenna asserts claims arising out of an interaction with officers of the Bristol police department. ...